Walt Before Mickey Filming at Locations Near Orlando in DeLand

Walt Before Mickey

The feature film Walt Before Mickey has been spotted filming in locations around the city of DeLand, on the north side of Orlando.

Based on the book of the same name, Walt Before Mickey covers the early years of Walt Disney’s career. It stars Thomas Ian Nicholas (American Pie movies, “Party of Five”) as Walt Disney, Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite, Blades of Glory) as Roy Disney, and Jodie Sweetin (“Full House”) as Charlotte Disney. Also appearing are David Henrie (“Wizards of Waverly Place”), and Hunter Gomez (National Treasure, “Family Guy”).

One of the locations the movie has been seen using is the historic Athens Theater in downtown DeLand.

Actress Sweetin has been posting cool behind the scenes photos on her WhoSay account, and the official Walt Before Mickey Facebook page has been posting some stills from the movie.

According to IMDB, Walt Before Mickey is scheduled to be released this summer.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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